Taiwan Noir is a fictional story, where Hou Hsiao-Hsien plays the role of a romantic 山主 «Mountain Master» -a Chinese mafia boss.
Through an imaginary script, Hsiao-Hsien shows some of his dearest places in Taiwan, where he lived or filmed. The other characters who acted in this meta-film, are his close friends or work mates.
Hou Hsiao-Hsien is an award-winning film director and the leading figure of Taiwan’s New Wave cinema movement.
Series of 80 photographs